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Lyle Williams and the Space Congress

Lyle Williams and the Space Congress is composed of musicians who have a passion for exploring the depths of improvised and experimental music. They will present a recital of mainly jazz, but will incorporate hip-hop and electronica elements.
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Berklee News

Ekatmā by Ksitijā Rawal

A collaborative effort of musicians from all around the world, appreciating and playing music from all around the world.
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Berklee Latino: Un Programa Inolvidable

Angie Borda, participante del programa Berklee Latino Bogotá 2014,  nos cuenta sobre su experiencia y la evolución que vivió su musicalidad durante el programa Español Hola a todos! Es un gran placer para mí escribir para esta página de blogs de Berklee. Soy Angie Borda, tengo 20 años y tuve el honor de participar en Berklee Latino […]
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Giulia Malaspina in Musica

Pianist and composer Giulia Malaspina presents an afternoon of original tunes and arrangements.
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Remembering Piano Faculty Member Ray Santisi

Ray Santisi, a cherished member of Berklee’s Piano Department, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday night. Ray was an accomplished pianist who strived for authenticity and spontaneity in his music, and encouraged his students to do the same. Piano Department faculty and staff remembered their colleague this week:  Dear Berklee Community, The Piano Department is saddened and […]
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Berklee Blogs

Vida em Boston, gigs e midterms

Vinícius Cavalieri de Sá Coutinho, born in São Paulo on March 8, 1992, is a Brazilian guitarist and composer who is majoring in Film Scoring. Vinicius works as the Online International Ambassador for Portuguese language since January, 2014. No começo deste mês, fui chamado para tocar com o violinista Rhett Price em Dallas, Texas. Rhett Price […]
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Music Business Journal

Conflict over Consent Decrees

In early June, the United States Department of Justice announced that it would be launching a review of the consent decrees governing the nation’s two largest performing rights organizations, ASCAP and BMI. The review, which began with the DOJ calling for comments on the efficacy of the consent decrees from industry stakeholders, has re-ignited a [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Apple as a Record Label

Apple unveiled  new products as usual, and this year it put out the iWatch  and a new iPhone. But its partnership with Irish rockers U2  garnered all the headlines  and pulled off the largest album launch in history. U2′s first album in five years, Songs of Innocence, was made available free to half a billion [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Smart Artists, Smart Fans

The Internet age has drastically altered the dynamics of the interaction between corporations and their customers. Talking down at consumers, for instance, is less preferable than engaging them in a conversation that can later lead to a commercial transaction. This is what direct-to-fan marketing should be for the music industry. Before the Internet, the figure [...]
Music Business Journal
Music Business Journal

Browser Music: Google’s Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson has been involved with web browsers since 1993, when he co-authored the original Windows version of the NCSA’s Mosaic. Between 1995-2010 he worked on Internet Explorer at Microsoft.  He has since moved to Google, where he develops Chrome and leads the Web Audio API team. The MBJ spoke to him recently at the [...]
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Music Business Journal

Lessons for DIY Musicians: II

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two installments dealing with DIY issues. We printed the first in August 2014. There, Fuller covered music production, distribution, and promotion. Here, he tackles performance related topics and music licensing.    Performance,  a specialized form of promoting, has long required independent musicians to hustle for gigs.  The web, as [...]
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